Prescription pattern for orthoses in The Netherlands: use and experience in the ambulatory phase of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

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In the Netherlands ankle-foot orthoses (AFO), standing frames (SF), knee-ankle-foot orthoses (KAFO) and orthopaedic footwear are frequently prescribed for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Little is known, however, about the prescription pattern and the experience of patients. A questionnaire was sent to 25 rehabilitation physicians treating 53… (More)

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@article{Bakker1997PrescriptionPF, title={Prescription pattern for orthoses in The Netherlands: use and experience in the ambulatory phase of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.}, author={Jan Bakker and Imelda J. M. de Groot and Bas de Jong and M A Van Tol-De Jager and Gustaaf J. Lankhorst}, journal={Disability and rehabilitation}, year={1997}, volume={19 8}, pages={318-25} }